Testimonials to Independance Place Cooperative Living in Willmar, Minnesota


See what so many of our shareholders have to say about Independence Place:  (see below for a video of personal interviews)

"We chose to live at Independence Place because we really like the floorplan of our unit.  We appreciate the concept of shared ownership and all the benefits of cooperative living, including predictable monthly costs.  Independence Place is conveniently located to shopping centers, medical centers, the Bethesda Wellness Center and the YMCA.  There is a real sense of 'neighborhood' at Independence Place."  David and Christa Rivers

"We are very happy that we chose to downsize and move to Independence Place.  We now enjoy relaxing time to ourselves and the people are all so friendly - they are all concerned for each other.  It's a great place!"  Don and Ruth Hoiseth 

"Living in this secure, well-maintained building is a joy.  No shoveling or yard work and the heated underground garage makes life easy.  Wonderful, friendly neighbors have become good friends and there are a variety of activities that allow for choice."  Louise Thoma

"The first thing we noticed was the security you felt; followed by getting to know your neighbors and soon they were friends who were concerned about those around them.  It's something like having an extended family."  Wayne and Delores Hebrink

"Living at Independence Place is worry-free.  There is privacy or a social life to enjoy.  I am grateful for the library, handy recycing room and a Hearth Room and Guest Room for our use."  Grace Baumgart

"Independence Place gives both privacy and security, but does not exclude us from activities around us.  Most important of all, it is the friendly caring people who live here that make Independence Place truly - 'HOME'!"  Marie Bailey

"I have lived at Independence Place nearly since it opened.  I like the interaction and freindliness of the people.  Would I move here agin, after spending so much time here?  Yes!! This is a great place to live!"  Fran Green

"We don't have to worry about repairs of appliances.  The snow is removed, the lawn is taken care of, the building cleaned.  These lesser worries allow us to enjoy potlucks, games, cards, birthday parties and just visiting over coffee every morning."  Lloyd and Helen Nelson

"Independence Place is a wonderful place to come to in your senior years.  The hospital and clinic are close by as well as the business district.  The people are very pleasant and helpful." Leo & Joyce Eichelberger

"We are so thankful to live in this caring community.  People are very friendly and look out for one another.  There are enjoyable activities to participate in as you like.  Many concerns of home maintenance are taken care of - there really are no worries - not even about changing light bulbs or furnace filters." Keith and Loraine Kendall

"Independence Place is a comfortable place to live. I like the idea of it being owned by the people that live here and decisions are made by a board and committees. It's a very affordable option." Dennis and Darlene Benson